OHLING, Jannes K. 1890-1965
OHLING, WUBBENS, MURRA
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Date: 6/22/2014 at 13:01:14
Rites Wednesday For J. Ohling
Funeral services for Jannes Ohling, 75, were held this week on Wednesday afternoon, December 28th at 1:00 at the family home and 1:30 at the Reformed church. Rev. Gideon Wolbrink officiated at the services. Interment was made in the Reformed church cemetery.
Mr. Ohling passed away at 11 p.m. on Sunday evening at the hospital at Eldora where he had gone on the previous Friday.
Survivors include his wife, also three brothers, Andrew and Kuno both of Wellsburg, Edgar of Steamboat Rock. Two sisters who survive are Mrs. Meta Meyer of Ackley and Mrs. Clara Schoolman of Holland.
A complete obituary will be published in next week's issue of the Wellsburg Herald.
Beving Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 December 1965, pg 23
Jannes K. Ohling Rites Wednesday At Reform Church
Funeral services for Jannes K. Ohling were held Wednesday, Dec. 29th at 1 p.m. at the home and 1:30 at the Wellsburg Reformed church. The services were in charge of the pastor, Rev. Gideon Wolbrink. Interment was made in the Reformed Church cemetery.
Music was furnished by a quartet Miss Luella Beving, Mrs. Elmer Ruter, Craig Olthoff and Eugene Ruter. Miss Marcella Neessen was organist.
Flower attendants were Mrs. Bob Ross and Mrs. Douglas Geerdes. Pallbearers were Henry B. Engelkes, Henry Hippen, Woodrow Lindaman, Neil Okones, Aise Rust and Herman Stahl.
Mr. Ohling passed away Sunday evening, December 26th at 11:15 p.m. in the Eldora Memorial hospital. He had reached the age of 75 years, 5 months, and 24 days.
He was born at Westerhusen, Ostfriesland, Germany on July 2, 1890 and was the son of Gerriet and Anna Wubbens Ohling.
On March 13, 1913 he came to the United States with his parents, brothers and sisters, settling in the Wellsburg community.
On February 21, 1923 he was united in marriage to Helen Murra. They made their home on a farm in Colfax township for 25 years. In 1948 they moved to Wellsburg.
Mr. Ohling was confirmed in the Christian faith on April 16, 1905 in Germany. In 1922 he became a member of the Wellsburg Reformed church. He served as a deacon of this church for 12 years. He was also a member of the Men's Brotherhood.
Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Helen, three brothers and two sisters. They are Mrs. Meta Meyer of Ackley, Kuno of Wellsburg, Mrs. Clara Schoolman of Holland, Andrew of Wellsburg, and Edgar of Steamboat Rock. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.
Those who attended funeral services Wednesday afternoon for Jannes Ohling from a distance were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kuper, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Kuper and family, Mrs. Vernon Buse and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Siefkes of Lennox, South Dakota, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Murra of Hartford, S.D., Mr. and Mrs. John Ohling of Rock Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Otto DeBoer of Ellsworth, Minnesota, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Meyer of Hampton. Others were from Des Moines, Marshalltown, Iowa Falls, Ackley, Waterloo, Clarksville, Cedar Falls, Eldora, Steamboat Rock, Geneva, Holland, Allison and Grundy Center.
--The Grundy Register/Wellsburg Herald (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 January 1966, pg 9
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